Historical perspective can play with one's mind, something Twitter dove deep into recently. One Tweeter pointed out that Harriet Tubman was born during Thomas Jefferson's lifetime - and died after Ronald Reagan was born. This opened up the floodgates and people started offering their own historical tidbits that made them question, well, everything.
The existential crisis that resulted from the exercise left us pretty shaken. Maybe not "fetal position under the desk" shaken, but close.
Here's what they offered up. Vote up the ones that have you questioning your own existence - and the existence of time itself.
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The Numbers Don't Add Up For Indigenous Americans
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Until 2015, The UK Was Still Paying Off Those Who Enslaved People